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INSPECTOR DRAKE AND THE BLACK WIDOW

A nearly true story

 

By

David Tristram

 

When oil tycoon John Johnson is found with a huge sword in his back, it looks like a straightforward case of dying illegally. But things in Drake's world are never as they seem. Why was Johnson badly disguised as his own wife? Why had he eaten a tortoise? And why do all the women in the house look similar?

 

For once, Sergeant Plod thinks he knows all the answers. And so he should. After all, he's relating the events through a series of flashbacks, so he knows how it all ends. But if Plod is right, the legendary Inspector Drake is about to make a terrible mistake.

 

And there's something even more disturbing. The trusty Sergeant has been troubled by a recurring nightmare. It's a nightmare involving spiders, and the image of a man, lying dead. That man is Inspector Drake. Is this just another confusing flashback? Or the horrible truth of Drake's final destiny?

After all, when the Black Widow lays her deadly trap, it's just a matter of time.

 

 

Running time: Approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes, including 20 minute intermission.

 

Thu 17 April 2014 at 7.30

Fri 18 Apr 2014 at 7.30

Sat 19 Apr 2014 at 7.30

 

 

And

 

Thu 24 Apr 2014 at 7.30

Fri 25 Apr 2014 at 7.30

Sat 26 Apr 2014 at 7.30



72 HIGH ST

MONIFIETH

DD5 4AG

 

 

 

 

 

Tickets are 8 and 6 concession and are available from
Troups Gift Shop, Monifieth
or
Yorkshire Building Society,

Broughty Ferry

 

Or call 01382 480043

 

 

 

 

 

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